Port Elgin Pumpkinfest

“Family Fun, Second to None!”  Entering its 39th year in 2024, Port Elgin Pumpkinfest is an award-winning public harvest celebration which takes place the weekend before the Canadian Thanksgiving and features two officially sanctioned International Weigh Offs of giant fruits and vegetables.  Over 1200 cars and motorcycles take part in the Cinderella’s Carriage Antique Car Show - one of Ontario’s largest displays.   A midway, entertainment stage, pumpkin carving, petting zoo and food trucks and marketplace add to the excitement.  Pumpkinfest continues to draw visitors by offering new and enhanced rural and entertainment experiences that create cherished family memories year after year.  

October 5-6, 2024